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Data set name

Growth and survival of juvenile bivalves in nursery upwelling systems (1981-1985)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1981 to 1985 (spring and summer to obtain seasonal effects)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Outdoor concrete tanks at Conwy

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Dissolved oxygen concentration parameters in sediment pore waters; Zooplankton feeding; Zooplankton growth rates; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Zooplankton chemical composition; Zooplankton and zoobenthos development stage parameters

Instruments

Plankton nets; salinity sensor; dissolved gas sensors

Description 
Summary

A series of experiments was made to measure the growth and survival of juvenile oysters and clams in relation to size, temperature, flow, and phytoplankton induced by chemical enrichment.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Data web sitehttp://www.cefas.co.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
AvailabilityLicence
ContactContracts Office, CEFAS, Lowestoft
Address

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Pakefield Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR33 OHT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1621 562244
Facsimile+44 (0)1502 513865
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1029026
Global identifier410
Last revised2009-05-22